Politics & Society News
Untreated chronic illnesses, wounds and stress-related complications are some of the medical issues Abaco Islands residents are still facing in the wake of Hurricane Dorian, according to a Catholic Charities-sponsored medical team leader who recently visited the region.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 30, 2019
Pope Francis received Fr. James Martin S.J. in the papal library of the Vatican’s Apostolic Palace this morning.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 29, 2019
Pope Francis denounced “the globalization of indifference” as he celebrated Mass in St Peter’s Square on the 105th World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept. 29.
Renée Zellweger is Judy Garland in ‘Judy’ (photo: BBC Films)
Arts & Culture Film
John AndersonSeptember 28, 2019
In “Judy,” the utterly endearing Judy Garland—birdlike, brittle, addicted to pills and booze—is also a junkie for the standing O.
Politics & Society News
On the eve of the World Day of Migrants and Refugees on Sept. 29, people are working to help them in their plight to survive and live with dignity in accord with their Catholic values.
Politics & Society News
During a conference held in the Vatican on Sept. 27 on "The Common Good in the Digital Age," Pope Francis told delegates that there is a need to search for ways for society to deal with the challenges of the digital age.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Isabelle Senechal, Ryan Di CorpoSeptember 27, 2019
The European Union and representatives from seven countries denounced the worldwide persecution of Christians on Sept. 27 at the United Nations.
Brad Pitt in ‘Ad Astra’ (CNS photo/Fox) 
Arts & Culture Film
Kevin Christopher RoblesSeptember 27, 2019
God (or at least the talk of God) is a surprising element in James Gray’s new film.
Arts & Culture Television
Isabelle SenechalSeptember 27, 2019
“The Good Class" is a unique hybrid course of philosophy and film studies at the University of Notre Dame.
Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., at a ceremony to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first recorded arrival of enslaved African people in America, on Sept. 10 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Faith Short Take
Olga SeguraSeptember 27, 2019
The U.S. Catholic Church still has work to do toward racial reconciliation, writes America associate editor Olga Segura, and this summer’s 1619 Project in The New York Times provides a template worth considering.
Faith Interviews
Kevin JacksonSeptember 27, 2019
Malcolm Gladwell joins the hosts of Jesuitical for a conversation about his experience in thinking like a Jesuit.
Faith Examen
James Martin, S.J.September 27, 2019
The Rev. James Martin, S.J., leads listeners through an Examen on the saints. What role do the saints play in your life?
Politics & Society Columns
Thomas J. ReeseSeptember 27, 2019
As the crisis of climate change attains more urgency, many more people—especially the young—are coming to protest how humans are treating the planet to the detriment of all the living.
Faith Video
America FilmsSeptember 27, 2019
When Sister Desiré Anne-Marie Findlay was considering joining the Felician Sisters, she prayed that she wouldn’t have to give up her passion for dance. Here, she talks about how she’s changed through her formation with the sisters: how she’s come to let her natural curls fly free and how her dance
Faith Video
America FilmsSeptember 27, 2019
Sister Celine, a teacher, and Sister Marie Estelle, a nurse, explain what drew them to join a branch of the Carmelite order that began in Mexico—and what it’s like to go out (even just to the gas station) in their traditional habit.
Faith Video
America FilmsSeptember 27, 2019
Sr. Alison McCrary, a community lawyer in New Orleans who corresponds with inmates on death row, explains how her vows of poverty, chastity and obedience help her fully serve others in a world that values money, sex and power.
Faith Video
America FilmsSeptember 27, 2019
Sr. Monica Nobl, a Peruvian archaeologist, and Sr. María José Correa, a world-class pole-vaulter representing Chile, never anticipated becoming nuns until they met the Sisters of the Servants of the Plan of God, a new order of women religious who give their lives to evangelization, service and
Faith Video
America FilmsSeptember 27, 2019
The late, legendary journalist Cokie Roberts explains how Catholic nuns and sisters built up some of the first schools and largest healthcare systems in the United States after their arrival in 1727.
Politics & Society Jesuitical
JesuiticalSeptember 27, 2019
A conversation with Rep. Ro Khanna of California’s 17th District
Pope Francis meets with Jesuits in Maputo, Mozambique, Sept. 5, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) 
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellSeptember 26, 2019
“My election as pope did not convert me suddenly,” Pope Francis said, “so as to make me less sinful than before. I am and I remain a sinner. That’s why I confess every two weeks.”